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Our Caring & Compassionate Veterinary Team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Arnold Crescent Animal Hospital in Richmond Hill! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Please call us at 905 737 3477 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Our Veterinarians

Dr. Fabio Tarable

Dr. F. Tarable graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph, receiving his degree in Veterinary Medicine in 1996. He has been an integral part of Arnold Crescent Animal Hospital since 1997. He has a special interest in soft tissue surgery surgery, apiculture and has many years of experience in general medicine. Dr. T is an avid beekeeper and is very involved in the beekeeping community. He thoroughly enjoys country life. He is also a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer as well as a Cave Diver. He has four wonderful children and loves going to their various activities including horseback riding, dance and baseball.

Dr. Kevin Dewey

Dr. Kevin Dewey received his degree in Veterinary Medicine in 1986 from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph after completing his B.Sc. degree in Biology from Concordia University in Montreal and his M.Sc. degree in Neurology from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He has been practicing at the Arnold Crescent Animal Hospital since 1988. He offers many years of experience and enjoys all aspects of general medicine and surgery. Outside of the clinic his time is spent with his growing family now including 2 grandchildren along with his many special family pets over the years. Additionally in his free time he is an amature astonomer and enjoys travelling, piano and Tai Chi.

Dr. Willow Johnson

Dr. Willow is originally from rural Pennsylvania. She did her undergraduate studies in Biology at Kutztown University and moved to Ontario in 2006 to attend the Ontario Veterinary College. After graduating in 2010, she decided to stay and make her home in Ontario. Dr. Willow has received additional training in veterinary dentistry, acupuncture and canine reproductive medicine. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine including dentistry, surgery and integrative medicine. Dr. Willow lives in Bradford with her husband, two cats (Akira and Bug) and two German Shepherds (Gunter and Fenrir). When not working, she enjoys gardening and competing in canine agility trials.

Dr. Janice Hung

Dr. Janice Hung grew up in Markham, Ontario and received her undergraduate degree in Life Sciences from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. After graduating from McMaster University, Dr. Janice worked at an animal hospital in Markham for 1.5 years as a receptionist and veterinary assistant. She then relocated to Australia to pursue her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of Melbourne and graduated in 2018. She thoroughly enjoyed her time abroad but ultimately moved back to Canada to be closer to her family. Dr. Janice enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine including surgery, internal medicine and building relationships with families and their beloved pets. Dr. Janice lives in Stouffville with her husband and their cat named Lily. Her family also has a friendly husky/golden retriever mix named Roxy (in the picture above). When she is not at work, she enjoys camping, reading, travelling and spending time with her family and friends. Dr. Janice speaks English and conversational Cantonese.

Veterinary Technicians


Support Staff Manager, MSc., RVT

Becky is a graduate from Laurentian University with a Master of Science (MSc.) in Biology which focused on wildlife. During this time, she completed research on wolves and coyotes. In 2014, Becky graduated with an award in Nursing Care and became a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). In Becky’s spare time she is an avid runner, loves to read and of course, bake! If you are lucky, you might get to enjoy some of her baking during our various



Michelle Kiley graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Seneca College in 2010. She joined the Arnold Crescent Animal Hospital family in January of 2019. Michelle grew up on the east coast in the small town of Cole Harbour and came to Ontario as a competitive figure skater. Her passion for sports has not changed and she is now an avid mountain biker and distance runner. Aside from her love of sports she always knew from a young age that her calling was to help animals, when she insisted on bringing all creatures big and small home to nurse them back to health. Michelle enjoys spending time with her very beloved Boston Terrier, Harlow, and her cat Fern.



Although Gail has only been with us a short while, she is certainly not new to the Profession! Gail graduated from St. Lawrence College in Kingston, Ont. as an Animal Care Technologist in 1982, and then became a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) as the designation became available. She has basically worked at only three general practice, small animal clinics throughout her career, but is trusting that ACAH will now be her "furever" home!
Gail lives with 2 felines, Merlin, and Morgana, who together keep she and her husband and sons thoroughly entertained. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cross-stitch, needlepoint, and spending time outdoors.

Clinic Manager


Ali has been part of the ACAH team since 2013. You can find her at the front desk or managing many of the behind the scenes jobs at the clinic. Having grown up in Richmond Hill, Ali is very passionate about community and charity work. She is a busy mother of 4, and loves spending time with her many pets. You often won’t see Ali without her beloved German Shepherd, Santana. When she gets free time, she is at the barn with her horse Diplomatic (aka Dio).

Animal Care Handlers


Alyssa joined the ACAH family in 2017. Initially contributing as an ACA, she later transitioned into the role of a receptionist before eventually assuming the responsibilities of our team's social media coordinator. In May 2023, she proudly graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts, having pursued a double major in French and Sociology. Outside of work, Alyssa finds joy in spending time with her pet bird, Remus, or engaging in her favourite pastime—playing volleyball.


Tyler has been a part of the ACAH family since 2021. He is both an animal care attendant and a receptionist.Tyler is a recent graduate of the University of Waterloo with a degree in Honours Biology. He is grateful to be able to help every patient and client that walks through our doors. Tyler is an avid gamer. He also loves playing basketball and walking his dog Luna.


Lilah is an animal handler at ACAH who joined the team after completing the Veterinary Assistant program at Seneca in 2021. After spending time learning from the team at Arnold Crescent, she is now back at Seneca and studying to be a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). Outside of the clinic, she is a hobbyist in concept art.


Mira has been a part of the ACAH family since August 2022. She is both an animal care attendant and a receptionist. Mira graduated from the University of Guelph in 2021, majoring in Human Kinetics and minoring in Nutrition. Outside of work, Mira enjoys hanging out with Alyssa’s bird Remus, spoiling her two dogs and playing guitar.


Cassandra recently joined the team as an animal handler at ACAH after completing her placement hours for the Veterinary Assistant Program at Seneca. She plans to hopefully make her way up to becoming a veterinarian step by step, with the next step being becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT). Outside of the clinic her hobbies include playing video games, learning to play musical instruments, and reading.



Jayne has been a part of our team since 2008. As a receptionist, Jayne is one of the first people greeting patients and clients as they come into our hospital. At home, Jayne loves her pugs and french bulldogs. Their hilarious antics keep her entertained.


Rebecca joined our team as receptionist in July of 2010. She speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin. She has 2 rabbits, 2 cats and 3 children at home. Rebecca enjoys spending her summers golfing and hiking. She is a fantastic baker and loves to do crafts in her spare time.


Linda is a part time receptionist and is the proud owner of Simon AKA Kibbie (because he loves his kibble). He is a slightly grumpy DSH cat who came to her family in 2017 from a friend who loves him dearly but could no longer keep him. Now Kibbie is spoiled with a tent, cat house, cat perch, multiple toys and of course, a cat wardrobe. Linda would not have it any other way.


Eleni joined the ACAH team in 2021 initially as an ACA before transitioning to a receptionist role. She attends York University where she is a PhD candidate completing her doctorate in comparative and integrative animal physiology. Her research areas include working with livebearing fish and understanding how stressors like reproduction alter the molecular physiology of the epithelium of crucial organs. Her passion for learning and teaching make her still want to complete her PhD and then pursue her DVM as well. When she is not in a lab coat or running after animals she enjoys hanging out with her friends, traveling, and exploring nature.


Leanne joined our team of Receptionists in 2021. She enjoys greeting our clients both 2 legged and 4 legged and is always happy to help. When not at the clinic, Leanne can be found at dog shows, agility trials, or dock diving with Lupin, her Flat Coated Retriever. Lupin is Canada’s #1 Flat Coated Retriever for 2023.


Tracy Dineley

Professional Groomer

Tracy Dineley has been a fulltime professional dog groomer since 1980. She also shows dogs professionally and is a top breeder of Staffordshire Bull Terriers and Whippets. Other passions include her registered quarter horses which she also shows. She shares her life with her husband, 12 dogs, 2 cats, 4 horses and a donkey.


Grooming Apprentice

Evyn was introduced to grooming during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her poodles, Pip and Newt, were in desperate need of a groom. Evyn quickly fell in love with it! In 2023 she left her corporate job to pursue grooming. Evyn is enjoying learning the art of grooming from Tracey, and aspires to a bright future making all the pets at Arnold Crescent Animal Hospital look and feel their best.

Clinic Mascots


This is Josephine. She likes to spend her time upstairs and finds all the little nooks and crannies to have a nap in.